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Encyclopedia > Discovery Health Channel (Canada)
Discovery Health Channel
Image:DiscoveryHealthCanada.gif
Type Digital cable specialty channel
Country Flag of Canada Canada
Availability National
Owner Alliance Atlantis (80% & managing partner)
Discovery Communications (20%)
Launch date August 15, 2001
Website www.discoveryhealth.ca

Discovery Health Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel with programming based on human health issues. The channel is a joint venture between Alliance Atlantis Communications and Discovery Communications. It was launched on August 15, 2001. Image File history File links DiscoveryHealthCanada. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... A specialty channel or specialty service is a television channel, generally not available through conventional broadcast television, which consists of programming focused on a single type or targeted at a specific demographic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... See also Discovery Channel Discovery Communications Inc. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Category 1 channels are Canadian television channels defined by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that must be carried by all digital cable and direct broadcast satellite providers that have the capability to do so. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... A joint venture (often abbreviated JV) is a strategic alliance between two or more parties to undertake economic activity together. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... See also Discovery Channel Discovery Communications Inc. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


See also

Discovery Health Channel (or DHC), launched on August 2, 1999, is a U.S. cable television network dedicated to programming that highlights various aspects of health and wellness (and unwellness as well). ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • Discovery Health Channel US
Alliance Atlantis Communications

Television Assets: BBC Canada | BBC Kids | Discovery Health Channel (Canada) | Fine Living Canada | Food Network Canada | HGTV Canada | Historia | History Television | IFC Canada | Life Network | National Geographic Channel (Canada) | One: The Body, Mind & Spirit Channel | Séries+ | Scream | Showcase Television | Showcase Action | Showcase Diva Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... Braun HF 1, Germany, 1958 Casio TV-470 pocket color television (RadioShack Pocketvision 25 in the US) Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... BBC Canada is a general entertainment Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ... BBC Kids is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel aimed at children and teens, jointly owned by Alliance Atlantis and BBC Worldwide. ... Fine Living Canada is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis and in partnership with The E.W. Scripps Company. ... Food Network Canada is a Canadian cable specialty television channel. ... HGTV Canada, which stands for Home & Garden Television is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned and operated by Alliance Atlantis. ... Historia is a Canadian French language television channel which presents programming about history. ... History Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel which presents programming about history and some non-historical programming of military and technology interest. ... IFC which stands for Independent Film Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel which features independent films and cult classics, uncut, with 8 movies airing everyday. ... Life Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... Séries+ is a Canadian French language cable television channel devoted to drama owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and Astral Media. ... Scream is a Canadian digital cable television channel owned by Corus Entertainment. ... Showcase Television, now often just Showcase, is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis. ... Showcase Action is a cable network in Canada, which features action movies and television shows such as The Dukes of Hazzard and Batman. ... Showcase Diva is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ...

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